GB 16 Acupuncture Point(Muchuang) belongs to the Gallbladder Meridian of Foot-Shaoyang,which is commonly used to treat vascular (neurological) headaches, conjunctivitis, glaucoma, etc., flat puncture 0.3 to 0.5 cun.

GB 16 Acupuncture Point Location

On the head, 1.5 cun posterior to GB 15, 2 cun above the anterior hairline and 2.25 cun lateral to the midline of the head.

muchuang point

What is the meaning of Muchuang

“Mushuang”: “Mu”,Eye, refers to the wind-qi of this point.”Chuang”, window,the channel for Qi exchange. The name of “Muchuang” means that the Qi of Gallbladder Channel absorb heat and turn into hot yang-qi. The substance of this acupoint is the weakness dampness-qi from GB 15(Toulinqi) point. After reaching this point, due to absorbing heat,the weakness dampness-qi expands and transforms into hot wind-qi,and goes out of this point,hence the name.

muchuang GB 16

GB 16 Acupuncture Point Usage

  • Headache, dizziness, swelling and pain of eye, and glaucoma;
  • Epilepsy.

Clinical:vascular (neurological) headaches, conjunctivitis, glaucoma, etc

GB 16 Acupuncture Point Therapy

Massage therapy

Use index finger and middle finger to press GB 16 point for 1 to 3 minutes each time, in the morning and evening,It can relieve eye fatigue, soreness, and prevent from myopia and hyperopia if long-term massage it;

GB 16 muchuang

Compatibility of GB 16

Combined with Xinggu point to relieve edema of face;

Combined with Fengchi and Guanchong  point to relieve headaches.

Combined with Jingming, Tongziliao, and Daling point to swelling and pain of eyes.

Combined with Fengchi, Cuanzhu,Tongziliao point to treat eye diseases;